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Posted by Heath Coop
on Friday, February 13, 2015 - 8:15am
Club 3D R9 285 royalQueen

Club 3D is based in the Netherlands with sales offices in Germany and North America. They were established in 1997 and became the first “Add in Board” with TAI Technologies (now AMD) back in 2001. They have one of the broadest ranges of AMD Radeon graphics cards in the industry, as well as power supplies and various other accessories. Today we will be taking a look at their Radeon R9 285 royalQueen.

Posted by Heath Coop
on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 8:28am
PowerColor PCS+ R9 290X

PowerColor has released two versions on the now popular Radeon R9 290X with a beefier cooler. The first in the DuoTurbo Radeon R9 290X. The second is the PCS+ Radeon R9 290X, which is what we will be taking a look at today. The PCS+ (Professional Cooling System) features a triple fan cooling solution. The increase in cooling not only allows for lower temperatures over the AMD designed solution, but also allows for higher clocks.

Posted by Heath Coop
on Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:30pm
Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 970

Nvidia has many things planned for their Game 24 event. Gaming is the most obvious, but they also have a planned Mod 24 event and they are releasing two new graphics cards; the GeForce GTX 970 and the GeForce GTX 980 based on Nvidia's Maxwell architecture. It is the former that we will be looking at today.

Posted by Heath Coop
on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 8:07am
Diamond AMD R9 270X Boost

Diamond Multimedia has been making graphics cards since the ISA bus was commonplace. Their line of Stealth, Viper, and Monster3D cards ensured them a place in graphics card history. Today, we will be looking at something far newer, the AMD R9 270X Boost.

Posted by Heath Coop
on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 6:36am
Sapphire Dual-X R9 285

Welcome to the third installment of our series of reviews featuring AMD's new R9 285 GPU. Today we will be bring you one of Sapphire's configurations, the Dual-X R9 285 OC. Of the R9 285s we have received so far, this Sapphire is the longest, coming in about 10mm longer then any of the other cards we have seen so far. Sapphire has fitted their Dual-X dual fan cooling system to the card. The coolers shroud is black with purple accents. Being that this is the OC version, there is an additional 20 MHz added to the core clock.

Posted by Heath Coop
on Friday, September 5, 2014 - 4:42am
PowerColor Radeon R9 285 TurboDuo

Just a few days ago, we brought the first of our series of reviews featuring AMD's new R9 285 GPU. Today we will be bring you PowerColor's configuration, the Radeon R9 285 TurboDuo. Of the R9 285s we have received so far, the PowerColor is the shortest. In fact, it is about 45mm shorter then any of the other cards we have seen, with the exception of the ITX specialty versions. Despite it's short length, they have still managed to fit a dual fan cooler. The Radeon R9 285 TurboDuo has also red and black color scheme.

Posted by Heath Coop
on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 8:00am
Gigabyte Radeon R9 285 OC

During their 30 years of graphics celebration, AMD announced a forthcoming addition to the Radeon R9 200 graphics card lineup, the Radeon R9 285. The Radeon R9 285 is due to replace the Radeon R9 280, which has only been with us for six months. The Radeon however, was a re-brand of the Radeon HD 7950, a cards that has been around since late January 2012.

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